TAFE Plus Statement in Ceramics - Glaze and Fire

Course Code 158-43030V01 Available Campus
Qualification TAFE Plus Statement
Industry Area Art And Design
Course Brochure - PDF 1425KB

NSI Plus NSI Plus      


This hands-on practical course will focus on skills in glaze testing and making along with kiln firing. The programme is tailored to individual workshop needs from beginner to advanced level. Theory lectures include basic glaze and firing technologies, glaze testing methodologies, glaze application, colour theory and glaze fault resolution. Participants will work with their own choice of clay body and firing range. Instruction on Kiln management, programming procedures and firing cycles will be given. Kilns will be fired between each session.

NSI Plus program

NSI Plus programs are fast-tracked, commercial programs for individuals or customised for companies.

Please note that in addition to your formal training you may need to allow for additional study time. Your teacher will guide you in what is appropriate for you.


The fees shown below are commercial NSI Plus fees. No fee exemptions are available for NSI Plus courses.

For more information about fees, financial assistance and payment plans, go to Fees and Financial Assistance.

Course related charges

You may be required to pay a course related charge in addition to the course fee. Course related charges cover the cost of materials, resources, equipment or services you may need to participate in your course.

TAFE NSW courses run only if there is sufficient demand and resources.

Course availability

Important Dates

The Ceramics - Glaze and Fire course is suitable for students with prior ceramic experience. Learn the foundations of ceramic glaze technology in a supportive and professional environment. Learn how glazes work and how to use different types of glazes. You will refine technical and conceptual skills through a process of experimentation and practice. For further information contact Natalie Velthuyzen at 131 674


For further information contact us on 131 674 or (02) 9942 0333.

Part Time Day
Course Units
This course has face to face classes for 6 hours/ week for 4 weeks from 9:30am-4:00pm
Commences 04 March 2019 - Classes held on Monday between 9:30 AM and 4:00 PM
Length 4 weeks, 6 hours per week
Full fee $350.00

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